Moorefield, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 2,510 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 1,133  (45.2%)
Females: 1,377  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26836.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,448 (it was $24,178 in 2000)
Moorefield:

$26,448
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,586 (it was $15,704 in 2000)

Moorefield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,703 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Moorefield:

$116,703
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $103,591; Detached houses: $138,197; Townhouses or other attached units: $8,772; In 2-unit structures: $121,829; Mobile homes: $44,973

Median gross rent in 2012: $452.

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  • White alone - 1,903 (74.8%)
  • Hispanic - 281 (11.0%)
  • Black alone - 196 (7.7%)
  • Asian alone - 120 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)

Races in Moorefield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moorefield: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.8%), English (9.1%), United States (7.7%), Irish (4.7%), Subsaharan African (3.5%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 829 feet

Land area: 1.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,540 people per square mile   (low).

Moorefield,WV real estate house value index trend

Moorefield, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Moorefield:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moorefield town:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

206 residents are foreign born (3.4% Africa, 3.2% Europe).

This town:  8.2%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Moorefield, West Virginia as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Moorefield to the number of sex offenders is 193 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $478 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $385 (0.3%)

Moorefield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (86.5 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (105.5 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (213.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Petersburg, WV (3.1 miles ), Burlington, WV (4.4 miles) , Wardensville, WV (4.5 miles ), Basye, VA (4.5 miles ), Basye-Bryce Mountain, VA (4.5 miles ), Romney, WV (4.7 miles ), Elk Garden, WV (4.9 miles ), Kitzmiller, MD (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $34,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $41,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.06 N, Longitude: 78.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,251 (+89.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 732 (69.2%)

Area code: 304

Moorefield household income distribution Moorefield home values distribution

Crime rates in Moorefield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.040.90.00.00.0
Rapes 00020101000
per 100,000 0.00.00.082.90.041.10.040.90.00.00.0
Robberies 01010000010
per 100,000 0.042.30.041.40.00.00.00.00.039.30.0
Assaults 1499941584103021
per 100,000 591.5380.4372.5373.0166.0616.8324.5163.7398.71177.9832.3
Burglaries 16129614918141434
per 100,000 676.0507.2372.5248.7580.9370.1730.2572.8558.2117.8158.5
Thefts 1313213235314668454716
per 100,000 549.2549.5869.21326.21452.31274.71866.12782.31794.31845.3634.2
Auto thefts 33123644251
per 100,000 126.7126.841.482.9124.5246.7162.3163.779.7196.339.6
Arson 01000021001
per 100,000 0.042.30.00.00.00.081.140.90.00.039.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 167.4132.4117.4195.1120.2214.2172.5264.0166.8292.3174.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Moorefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Woodworkers (3%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Moorefield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Moorefield, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Moorefield-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the Moorefield town center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moorefield-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from Moorefield center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 275.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.8 miles away from Moorefield center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardy County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Droughts: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moorefield topographic map

Main business address for: SUMMIT FINANCIAL GROUP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Moorefield:

  • RENAL CENTER OF MOOREFIELD, LLC (8 LEE ST 2ND FLOOR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Moorefield:

  • GRANT COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)
  • DAVIS STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)
  • GRANT MEMORIAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; PETERSBURG, WV)

College/University in Moorefield:

  • Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 478; Location: 316 Eastern Drive; Public; Website: www.Eastern.wvnet.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moorefield:

  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 38 miles; Middletown, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,144)
  • Frostburg State University (about 41 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 43 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • James Madison University (about 44 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Shenandoah University (about 44 miles; Winchester, VA; FT enrollment: 3,010)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 55 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • American Public University System (about 62 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)

Public high school in Moorefield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Moorefield:

See full list of schools located in Moorefield

Library in Moorefield:

  • HARDY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $170,330; Location: 102 N. MAIN ST.; 39,807 books; 1,027 audio materials; 1,573 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Moorefield: Moorefield Volunteer Fire Department (A), Fraley Ambulance Service (B), Hardy County Public Library (C), Hardy County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Moorefield: SUMMIT FINANCIAL GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Moorefield: Tannery Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Olivet Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: South Fork South Branch Potomac River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Moorefield: Moorefield Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Evans Motel (508 North Main Street).

Court: Hardy County - Court House Tdd Line (204 Washington).

Hardy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moorefield and their reported violations in the past:

MOOREFIELD MUNICIPAL WATER (Address: 206 WINCHESTER AVENUE , Population served: 2,689, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2010), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-12-2010)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HARDY COUNTY PSD-ROUTE 55 (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 802, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
HARDY COUNTY PSD-TROUT RUN (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 245, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-20-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
HARDY COUNTY PSD BAKER (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 150, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-03-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMP PINNACLE (Address: 204 WASHINGTON STREET , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HARDY COUNTY PSD MARVIN CHAPEL (Population served: 90, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Moorefield that have no violations reported:

  • HARDY COUNTY PSD 220 SOUTH (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 1,996, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • HARDY COUNTY PSD 220 N (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 1,331, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • HARDY COUNTY PSD-SOUTH FORK (Address: 58 REEL LANE , Population served: 244, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALDONIA HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.4%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.9% for Black residents, 63.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.9%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Moorefield, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Moorefield compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Moorefield (2011 data):

  • Summit Community Bank, Inc: Sfgi Direct Branch, at 310 North Main Street, Treasury Branch. Info updated 2007/06/26: Bank assets: $1,442.6 mil, Deposits: $1,025.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Financial Group, Inc.
  • The Capon Valley Bank: Moorefield Branch at 717 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.5 mil, Deposits: $136.8 mil, headquarters in Wardensville, WV, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Grant County Bank: South Branch Square Branch at 500 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $248.7 mil, Deposits: $209.0 mil, headquarters in Petersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Highlands Bankshares, Inc.
  • Pendleton Community Bank, Inc.: Moorefield Branch at 402 South Main Street, branch established on 1999/07/26. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $253.5 mil, Deposits: $218.5 mil, headquarters in Franklin, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Allegheny Bancshares, Inc.
  • First United Bank & Trust: Moorefield Branch at South Branch Square Route 220, branch established on 1993/05/03. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Moorefield, West Virginia:

  • Evans Motel, 508 N Main St, Moorefield, WV 26836 , Phone: (304) 538-7771
  • South Branch Inn, 1500 US 220 N, Moorefield, WV 26836 , Phone: (304) 538-2033, Fax: (304) 538-2036
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Moorefield, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Moorefield travel time to work - commute Moorefield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moorefield town (based on Hardy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.63%
Here: 46.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the BrethrenAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents30.6%27.7%7.8%6.0%5.9%
Congregations33.3%20.8%8.3%2.1%2.1%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents5.6%4.0%3.7%2.1%6.6%
Congregations4.2%6.3%2.1%6.3%14.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Hardy County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Hardy County:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Hardy County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardy County:

31.4%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,892$39,5680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$619
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$825
Police Protection - Officers 7$22,032$37,7691$1,145
Police - Other 1$2,081$24,9720$0
Streets and Highways 6$17,212$34,4240$0
Sewerage 3$8,643$34,5720$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,017$30,1020$0
Water Supply 6$16,328$32,6560$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$947
Totals for Government 28$81,205$34,8028$3,536

Moorefield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($9.16)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($9.16)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($2.79)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,027,000 ($409.16)
    Sewerage: $764,000 ($304.38)
    Police Protection: $249,000 ($99.20)
    Regular Highways: $248,000 ($98.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($76.10)
    General - Other: $148,000 ($58.96)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($18.33)
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000 ($7.97)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($3.59)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($2.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($2.39)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $16,000 ($6.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($2.39)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($2.39)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.80)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.80)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $5,000 ($1.99)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($5.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.99)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.59)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.59)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.20)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $745,000 ($296.81)

Moorefield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $896,000 ($356.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($16.33)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $47,000 ($18.73)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($8.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $21,000 ($8.37)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $966,000 ($384.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $35,000 ($13.94)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($3.19)
  • Tax - Property: $563,000 ($224.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $205,000 ($81.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $38,000 ($15.14)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $37,000 ($14.74)
    Other License: $17,000 ($6.77)

Moorefield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,257,000 ($1297.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,145,000 ($1252.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000 ($44.62)

Moorefield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($49.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,370,000 ($545.82)

4.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grant County, WV  0.85% ($28,778 average AGI)
from Hampshire County, WV  0.53% ($22,286)
from Mineral County, WV  0.27% ($31,929)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grant County, WV  1.04% ($22,054 average AGI)
to Frederick County, VA  0.34% ($-5,278)
to Hampshire County, WV  0.30% ($29,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moorefield:

  • WELD (690 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FISHER, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBTX (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROADWAY-TIMBERVILLE, VA; Owner: MASSANUTTEN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moorefield:

  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WELD-FM (101.7 FM; PETERSBURG, WV; Owner: SOUTH BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WTRM (91.3 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: TIMBER RIDGE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WVSB (104.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: WEST VA. SCHS. FOR DEAF AND BLIND)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WBHB-FM (96.1 FM; BROADWAY, VA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)
  • WINC-FM (92.5 FM; WINCHESTER, VA; Owner: MID ATLANTIC NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Moorefield:

  • WAZT-CA (Channel 10; WOODSTOCK, VA; Owner: RUARCH ASSOCIATES LLC)
  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Moorefield, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 59
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 87
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 150
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
See more detailed statistics of Moorefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total average daily traffic: 14,287
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,142

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 100
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Moorefield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moorefield, WV
Most common first names in Moorefield, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5179.7 years
James4973.7 years
John3576.5 years
William3275.5 years
Charles3274.6 years
Robert2775.9 years
Harry2076.2 years
George1774.5 years
Thomas1773.2 years
Ralph1768.1 years
Most common last names in Moorefield, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crites3674.6 years
See3575.2 years
Whetzel3369.4 years
Wilson3076.3 years
Smith2977.2 years
Wolfe2576.5 years
Kuykendall2479.8 years
Sherman2472.8 years
Helmick2273.9 years
Wratchford2279.9 years
Businesses in Moorefield, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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